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Luis Alvarez

Luis Walter Alvarez

Physicist

Luis Walter Alvarez was an American physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968.

Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz

Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz

Astronaut

Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz was born in San José, Costa Rica on April 5, 1950. He is one of six children, and has four daughters ...

Sonia Maria Sotomayor

Sonia Maria Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice

Sonia Maria Sotomayor is the first justice of the Supreme Court to be of Hispanic descent. She was born in New York City in 1954, ...

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Singer and Songwriter

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She became a member of the group Fifth Harmony after appearing on the television show ...

Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf

Nobel Prize Winner

Baruj Benacerraf was a Venezuelan-American immunologist, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the major histocompatibility complex genes.

José Carlos Altuve

José Altuve

Baseball Player

José Carlos Altuve was born and spent his childhood in Maracay, Venezuela. He is the shortest active MLB player at 5’6” and the 2017 American ...

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